Spring makes a welcome return to Loch Lomond Shores as our outdoor business reopen daily, our programme of events kicks off early April with Springfest, the flowers and trees start to come alive in our meadow and woodland and our stores are all stocked with tempting Spring and summer stock. The sun even makes an appearance on a regular basis!

Festivals and markets…

Our events programme kicks off on the 2nd and 3rd of April with Springfest – one of Scotland’s biggest FREE food and drink festivals – it features live entertainment, a whole host of street food, bar area, chef demos, market stalls, kids entertainment and whisky & gin tastings and offers a great day out for everyone.  You can find full details of what’s on and when by visiting www.lochlomondfoodanddrikfestivals.co.uk.

On the 17th our regular outdoor market returns for another opportunity to shop great artisan gifts, crafts and produce.

Things to do during Spring school holidays…

From the 9th to 18th April we’ll be welcoming The Emporium of Forgotten Dreams and their magical outdoor, street theatre production of The Fairie King and The Last Highlander.  The production takes visitors on a woodland storytelling adventure and is great for all the family.  You can book tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/cc/school-holidays-at-loch-lomond-shores-217909.

On the 1st April, our water sports and bike hire comes to Loch Lomond Shores with a range of activities and hire options, including pedal boats, bikes, kayaks, SUP’s.  You can even book a speedboat tour, banana boat activity or a fishing boat through the operator – Loch Lomond Leisure.

These activities add to those provided by Treezone, with their aerial adventure course, and Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre and its regular daily flying shows and nearly 40 birds of prey and owls.

From Saturday the 2nd The Loch Lomond Express will be back for short rides around the site and our adventure golf will be open daily.  We’ll also have some children’s rides including bungee trampolines, Race’O’Rama, an inflatable slide and a toy set ride for smaller children.

Our playpark has now been fully refurbished and is looking great.  With plenty of space for children to run around and bark landscaping for softer landings, it’s got swings, climbing equipment and much more to keep them entertained!

And remember that SEA LIFE Loch Lomond, with it’s 7 zones, amazing ocean tunnel and 1000s of sea creatures, is an amazing adventure that the whole family can enjoy, regardless of the weather!

On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th, look out for appearances by The Easter Bunny who will be handing out FREE Easter eggs to some lucky children over the two days.

Things to eat

Throughout the school holidays (2nd April to 18th) we’ll have a great range of street food takeaway to choose from as well as our cafes – Café Zest and Caffe on the Shores – where you can sit in and take a breather.  There’s also our Churros cabin offering freshly made churros and delicious donuts as well as hot and soft drinks.

Things to buy

Our stores are full of great new Spring/Summer stock and well worth a visit during your time here at Loch Lomond Shores.  From latest fashion and accessories to souvenirs and gifts for others, there’s so much to choose from.  You can get full details of our stores on our website at www.lochlomondshores/shop/

Pamper time

If ladies fancy escaping the children for a little while, why not leave dad in charge and schedule an escape for some personal pampering at Luscious Nails and Beauty?  Located on the 1st floor of our mall, the stunning salon can give you a mini-mummy makeover while the rest of the family are having fun here at Loch Lomond Shores.  Follow them on Facebook or Instagram for more details.

We look forward to welcoming you here at Loch Lomond Shores.